FMC PRODUCTIONS was founded by FRANK M. CALO- a New York independent film producer. FRANK M. CALO brings more than 20 years of industry experience in a broad range of capacities. His critically acclaimed "The Believer"- starring Ryan Gosling and Billy Zane- won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2001 Sundance Festival along with numerous other awards.
The Believer Trailer
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival
The Believer is a daring and gripping portrayal of a young Jewish man living an impossible contradiction as a neo-Nazi. Inspired by real events, the film tells the story of Danny Balint (Ryan Gosling) and his struggle between destorying his own people and being drawn back to Judaism. Starring Ryan Gosling (MURDER BY NUMBERS, THE NOTEBOOK, HALF NELSON) in a critically acclaimed performance as Danny, a role that has been compared to Robert De Niro’s portrayal of Travis Bickle in TAXI DRIVER. Also starring Billy Zane (TITANIC), Theresa Russell (KAFKA) and Summer Phoenix (THE LARAMIE PROJECT). Written and directed by Henry Bean (screenwriter, ENEMY OF THE STATE).